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Capital Project Delivery

 


What's New

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) continues to work with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the consultant community to update and refine the Project Delivery process.

April 2017
Limited Scope Project Delivery Guideline Revision

The Limited Scope Project Delivery Guideline has been revised to include the NJDOT Pavement Preservation Guidance (PPG). The PPG describes the Department's systematic approach to selecting and advancing Pavement Preservation projects as part of its strategic Pavement Preservation Program.

January 2017
Concept Development (CD) Activity Description Revision

The description for the CD Activities "Obtain Management Systems Input" (2015) and "Obtain Shareholder Input" (2025) have been revised to reflect the addition of a new Project Input Contact table. The table contains the most recent Contact Name along with the Unit and Management System and what information should be requested from each unit. The table will be updated quarterly to coincide with the Capital Project Delivery (CPD) and Subject Matter Experts (SME) information.

January 2017
Capital Project Delivery (CPD) Overview Web Page Revision

The CPD Overview web page was revised to reflect the addition of the Transportation Systems Management (TSM) Limited Scope Project Delivery Process guidance. This new process is to be used for all limited scope design projects led by TSM.

December 2016
Activity Duration Revision

Final Design and Construction activity durations were revised to reflect more accurate timeframes to accomplish the advertising, authorization and award activities.

November 2016
Limited Scope Guidance Revision

The Limited Scope (LS) guidance has been revised to reflect the addition of "Americans with Disabilities (ADA) with Right of Way (ROW) Sequencing Process Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)." The FAQs consist of general ADA process and technical questions and answers. The FAQs are located within the "Guidance Documents" section of the LS Project Delivery Approach web page.

October 2016
Limited Scope Guidance Revision

The Limited Scope guidance has been revised to reflect the addition of a new "Limited Scope Concept Development Rockfall Mitigation Checklist".

September 2016
Concept Development (CD) Activity Description Revision

The description for the CD Activities "Perform Supplemental Data Collection" (2105) and "Conduct Field Inventory of Physical Conditions" (2120) have been revised to reflect coordination with the Bureau of Data and Safety and identify their Permanent Traffic Monitoring station locations.

August 2016
Concept Development (CD) Activity Description Revision

The description for the CD Activity "Perform Supplemental Data Collection" (2105) has been revised to be consistent with a revision to Baseline Document Change (BDC)16S-01R "Existing Plans and As-Builts". The revision includes language that addresses how the Engineering Document Unit's (EDUs) plans and As-Builts are obtained.

August 2016
Limited Scope Guidance Revision

The Limited Scope (LS) guidance has been revised to reflect additional guidance details regarding Americans with Disabilities (ADA) compliance and Right of Way (ROW) impacts. The additional guidance includes revisions to the LS CD and Final Design (FD) Network Diagrams, CD Activity Descriptions and LS Project Delivery Guideline. Also included is a new LS ADA with ROW Impacts Process Workflow (pdf 26k).

 

August 2016
Projects of Division Interest (PoDI) and Individual Project Oversight Plan (IPOP) Update

The FHWA has updated the list of active PoDIs and their corresponding IPOPs. These documents, along with a list of “Projects that are no longer PoDIs” are available in the Process Summaries - Stewardship and Oversight Agreement area.

June 2016
Drainage Design Activity Description Revision

The description for "Prepare Preliminary Drainage Design" (3085) has been revised to address coordination issues if there is a pump station included in the project.

 

June 2016
Cost Estimating Guideline Update

The Cost Estimating Guideline (pdf 2.4m) has been revised to add inflation consideration to Section 2.1 "NJDOT Cost Estimation Process by CPD Delivery Phase." Also, under Section 2.1, tables and examples based on recent historic bid prices have been inserted to provide guidance of construction cost estimating for various types of projects during the Problem Screening Phase.

 

May 2016
Construction Activity Description Revision

The description for Construction Activity "Final Acceptance" (5170) has been revised to be consistent with the recently revised Section II, Subsection H-2 in the Construction Procedures Handbook.

 

May 2016
Municipal Police Agreement Guidance

The Municipal Police Agreement (MPA) guidance has been removed from the Capital Project Delivery (CPD) Web site. Municipal police are no longer used as traffic directors on NJDOT Capital projects.

 

May 2016
Limited Scope Guidance Revision

The Limited Scope guidance has been revised to reflect the addition of a new "Limited Scope Project Delivery Guideline", an "ADA with ROW Sequencing Procedure" and a "High Friction Surface Treatment Checklist".

 

April 2016
Bureau of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Solutions (BLAES) Activity Description Update

The CPD guidance has been updated to reflect that applicable landscape documents need to be prepared, signed and sealed by a New Jersey licensed Landscape Architect. The affected activities in this update are "Complete Landscape Architectural Design" (4265), "Prepare Final Wetlands Mitigation Plans" (4375), "Submit Reforestation Application" (4440) and "Prepare Green Acres Final Application" (4740).

February 2016
CPD Guidance Update

The CPD guidance has been updated to reorganize and complete pavement design and specification activities and to formalize the activities associated with Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs). New pavement activities "Verify Pavement Design Recommendation" (4205) and "Obtain Pavement Specification" (4295) and new TRO activities "Investigate Need for Traffic Regulation Orders" (2485), "Confirm Need for Traffic Regulation Orders" (4855), and "Issue Traffic Regulation Orders" (5185) have been added to the CPD guidance.

February 2016
Scope Statement Templates Revision

The Preliminary Engineering (PE), Final Design (FD) and Limited Scope FD Scope Statement (SS) templates were updated with input from Division of Project Management (DPM) leadership, Mobility and Systems Engineering and Program Support. The update consists of revising the order of SS Template approval, revising the Traffic Ops and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) section to include real time work zone ITS items, and revising the Quality Management Services and Value Engineering/Risk sections due to organizational changes.

Quality Management Certifications Update

The Quality Management Certifications were updated to indicate the date shall be included with each signature.

Risk Management

NJDOT Senior Management has authorized several capital projects to begin a "pilot program" to determine the effectiveness of a formal Risk Management Process. These pilot projects shall utilize the guidance provided on the Risk Management process web page to implement the proposed NJDOT Risk Management Process.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The Frequently Asked Questions on the Capital Project Delivery Web site was updated based on comments and suggestions received through the Contact Us web page.

 

Best Practices

The I-295/I-76/Route 42 Direct Connection project has been added to Best Practices and outlines specific practices used to implement a successful Environmental Impact Statement Process.
 
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  Last Updated:  April 13, 2017